This is death metal that mixes in aspects of thrash metal and metalcore, making for a dynamic release that has a decent amount of extremity included alongside some more accessible moments. Continue reading
The Devil’s Own is an album full of choice riffs, Southern metal vibes, and assured attitude.
Recalling years past when bands like Pantera and Lamb of God ruled the roost with their belligerent Continue reading
This is industrial-tinged metal with a good sound and plenty of professional delivery. Continue reading
This is an interesting brand of progressive metal – Of the Sun essentially take the groove metal of bands like Pantera and Lamb of God and mix it with a bit of modern progressive music that has hints of Gojira, Mastodon and Alice in Chains in it. Continue reading
Endogenic play groove/thrash metal with a sprinkling of death metal added in here and there for good measure. Following on from the likes of Pantera, Lamb of God, etc., Hunter is 41 minutes of hard-rocking riffs, tasty grooves and loud beats. Continue reading
Dorylus play groove metal influenced by all of the usual suspects of the style, (Lamb of God, Pantera, etc.).
For a first release this is a well-realised 21 minutes of aural Continue reading
Devil Gone Public play stoner/groove metal with a Southern flavour. Imagine a mix of Orange Goblin, Lamb of God, Red Fang, Black Tusk, Mastodon, Corrosion of Conformity and Down – this should give you a good starting point for what Devil Gone Public sound like.
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After a rather embarrassing intro track, the rest of the EP is, thankfully, better. This is Pantera/Lamb of God/Chimaira inspired metal that’s all youthful enthusiasm and energy.
The band have the right approach for this kind of music, starting with some decent riffs and Continue reading
This is modern metalcore with plenty of aggression and heaviness. The foundation of NWOAHM is intact and added to by some heavier and faster parts, which is always nice to hear.
With a strong sound the band rip through Continue reading
This is modern Metal/djent that takes no prisoners with its heavy assault.
Stylistically the band are somewhat of a crossbreed between djent and NWOAHM. This is to their benefit; djent by itself is a very easy sub-genre to do badly, but here the limitations of the style are made up for by the more Metal influences of the modern/NWOAHM elements. The end result is songs that still might be a bit too much for some naysayers of djent, but for me strikes the right balance.